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Driver fell to his death on poorly fenced off construction site

A construction company has been fined after a chauffeur fell to his death at a concealed basement void in a domestic property that was undergoing building work. Read More

WHSmith fined after customer falls through trapdoor

“A customer suffered serious injuries as a result of failings in safety procedures at the Taunton WHSmith store." Read More

Creating a positive safety culture

How can organisations measure health and safety culture? Read More

London Zoo safety breach: Keeper suffered neck injuries in faulty stepladder fall

According to reports, the step ladder had been consigned to a skip because it was defective, but was accidentally brought back into use. Read More

Westfield Shopping Centre: Two shoppers injured in fall from height

Two people have been injured after a man fell from the top floor of Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford and landed on a female shopper. Read More

Director and firm sentenced for unnecessary and unsafe building work

An expert confirmed that the work was wholly unnecessary and that the work done had no value whatsoever. Read More

Lone working: Farming amongst the most hazardous occupations

Agriculture still has the highest rate of fatalities in Britain and farm workers over 65 are the most vulnerable, according to HSE stats. Read More

£500k fine after worker lost the use of his legs

Two companies have been fined over half a million pounds after a site worker lost the use of his legs following an incident in London. Read More

Inspector witnesses unsafe work at height at Homebase branch

Two workers were seen working unsafely on a 12.5m high pitched roof of a Homebase store in Llanishen by an HSE inspector. Read More

On-stage pyrotechnics safety guidelines

A concert featuring American Grammy-winning artist Bruno Mars was forced to be temporarily halted in July, when on-stage pyrotechnics apparently caused a lighting rig to catch fire. Here, SHP has some guidelines for the safe use of pyrotechnics at events. Read More

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